After the third and final presidential debate, “Joe the Plumber” might be the most popular man in America.

No, not Joe Wurzelbacher, the Toledo, Ohio-based man who reportedly complained to Sen. Barack Obama about his tax policies and who was name-checked in the debate more than 20 times.

No, I mean Joe Francis, a plumber in Amarillo, Tex. who owns

Reportedly, Joe has been offered thousands to hundreds of thousands of dollars to give up his Web site. While Joe didn’t say what his plans were, he did confirm that his phone “has been ringing off the hook.”

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Originally posted by Rich Whittle on October 16, 2008 in Ideas.


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